Uday Gajendar

Uday Gajendar is a Principal Designer at Citrix in Silicon Valley. He’s a proven, executive-backed champion for design excellence, established speaker (IDSA, SxSW, UX Australia), and catalyst for transforming an enterprise software firm into a design thinking powerhouse.

He brings 10+ years of experience from the likes of Oracle, Adobe, Frog, and Cisco, with consulting gigs for Netflix and Linked In, encompassing enterprise to consumer, desktop to mobile. His specialties include creating visionary concepts, leading design workshops, and cultivating design knowledge.

With degrees in industrial design (Michigan) and interaction design (Carnegie Mellon), Uday constantly pushes critical thinking beyond the pixels. He also taught UI fundamentals at San Jose State University and served as a Stanford d.school executive coach.

On twitter, Uday is @udanium

Presenting at UX Australia 2013:
Why executives obsess over icons